NASA’s new rocket won’t be ready for moon shot next year

Space 03/13/19, 12:32

NASA's massive new rocket won't be ready for a moon shot next year, the space agency's top official told Congress on Wednesday.Administrator Jim Bridenstine said he's considering switching to commercial rockets to keep the June 2020 launch date.Bridenstine told a Senate committee that two private rockets would be needed, one ...

Next US moon landing will be by private companies, not NASA

U.S. 11/29/18, 15:12

America's next moon landing will be made by private companies — not NASA.NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Thursday that nine U.S. companies will compete in delivering experiments to the lunar surface. Bridenstine says NASA will buy the service and let private industry work out the details on getting there.The goal ...

Past NASA chiefs gather for space agency’s 60th anniversary

Science 09/17/18, 14:35

NASA chiefs going back 30 years have come together to mark the space agency's 60th anniversary.Five former NASA administrators joined current boss Jim Bridenstine in Orlando on Monday. It was the largest gathering ever of NASA heads and included every administrator since 1989. The conference was arranged by the American ...

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